Stories by Agam Shah

Non-IBM Power8 servers, chips to appear early next year

The first third-party chips and servers licensed to use IBM's Power architecture will be on the market early next year.

Apple losing its grip as top tablet company

Apple's grip on the tablet is loosening, with the iPad losing ground during the second quarter this year to Android and Windows tablets.

SSD prices for hybrids, ultrathin laptops to flatten next year

A shortage of solid-state drives for ultrathin laptops and hybrids will cause prices to flatten next year after dropping for the last several years, with lower prices coming again in 2016, according to a market analysis.

Low-cost Android tablets to get 4K video with Allwinner 64-bit chip

Low-cost Android tablets with 64-bit processors and 4K video decoding capabilities could be around the corner, thanks to Allwinner's plan to ship its first 64-bit ARM processor by year end.

ARM develops second wave of 64-bit processors

ARM is developing its second wave of 64-bit processors as it tries to maintain its edge over Intel in smartphones and tablets.

Nvidia's Shield gaming tablet to highlight 192-core K1 chip

Nvidia wants to bring console-style gaming to tablets with its latest 8-inch Shield Tablet, on which users will be able to play high-definition Android and PC games.

Western Digital jumps to 6TB in budget hard drives with $299 Red

Western Digital is shipping two new 6TB hard drives as it tries to make its highest-capacity storage products affordable.

Lenovo plans new small-screen Windows tablet for US market

Lenovo has stopped sales of its existing small-screen Windows tablets in the U.S., but plans a new model for release by the end of the year.

Dell accepting Bitcoin payments

Want to buy a laptop with bitcoins? Dell is now accepting the digital currency as a form of payment.

D-Wave wants more real-world deployments for its quantum computer

D-Wave is ready to move its quantum computer out of limited use and into more real-world deployments.

PC market rebound doesn't help AMD's earnings

A rebound in the PC market aided Intel's earnings earlier this week, but did not help rival Advanced Micro Devices, which recorded a net loss for the second quarter, even as a shift in its business focus to graphics cards and custom chips boosted revenue.

Lenovo stops selling small-screen Windows tablets in the US

Lenovo has stopped selling Windows tablets with screen sizes under 10 inches in the U.S. due to lack of interest.

Thin, light, wire free -- Intel's vision for your next PC

Intel wants your future laptop to be thinner than an iPad and, like the iconic tablet, to be wire free. And it should cost less too.

Intel's Haswell coming to Xeon E5 chips this quarter

Intel has started shipping Xeon E5 chips based on the Haswell microarchitecture to server makers, and the chip will be in servers this quarter.

Intel keeps Skylake PC processors on schedule for next year

Delays in Intel's production of the upcoming Broadwell chip won't push back its successor, Skylake, still expected next year.